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Tree-mendous Tuesday!

Yep… I kid you knot! Tuesday is tree-mendous! Why? Because it’s summer and the trees are all sorts of shades of green! Do click here to see what this scene looked like in winter and you’ll have to agree… there’s … Continue reading

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Old Heritage.

This is Ireland. Everything is old. Well, almost everything! The tourism types sell the South East as the Ancient South East. We haven’t lived in the South East for too long but that hasn’t stopped us from exploring… looking about … Continue reading

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Sand Castles?

This is a bit of fun. Arklow’s South Beach drops away quite steeply… so, when you turn to walk back to the car park this is a view you get of the town. Yep… only the tip of the rather … Continue reading

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Beat the Conundrum Drum!

Today, just for a change, I’m doing a daily prompt… just because I love the word! However, that has left me with a conundrum of sorts. What shall I give you for a photo? I mean… if I beat the … Continue reading

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Restful Relax!

On a lazy Saturday afternoon… if the mood takes you, then go walk-about in the picturesque village of Avoca. You’ll be rewarded by views like this. Even in winter the place has a special charm, so… I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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Tuesday Travel- Hills!

I’m rather late with Ailsa’s challenge this week. However, maybe it suits me… so I can show you the hills behind Arklow Town while they’re not covered in autumn mists.

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Local…

Interesting concept, this local. This week’s challenge has really brought home the impact of our impending move. Ever since arriving in Ireland in 2001 Kilcock has been local, our local. Now, we’re moving to the coast, to a different county… … Continue reading

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History – a few Churches?

Yesterday’s post gave me the idea to go look-see in the galleries for churches. They’re typically all old… some of the ruins featured today are many hundreds of years old! The captions will reveal the names and if anyone of … Continue reading

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